💬 Rolla, Missouri, Unsanctioned Homecoming Dance at Steakhouse Became Possible Coronavirus Superspreader Event

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So much of the current pandemic seems to be a case of ‘rubbish in, rubbish out’. I am intrigued by Tim Harford’s reflection on UK’s decision to move into lockdown again:

Lockdowns can work if they allow a properly run contact-tracing programme to take over.

However, I assume that contact-tracing is only ever is good as the information that is provided? The answer for some is to trust technology. However, if people are willing to lie to human contact tracers, why would we assume they use the technology appropriately?

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